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19 Jan 2016 description

UNEP’s Disasters and Conflicts sub-programme is comprised of four operational pillars: post-crisis environmental assessment, post-crisis environmental recovery, disaster risk reduction and environmental cooperation for peacebuilding.

10 Sep 2013 description


  • Civic education provides a positive framework for collective civic identity. As such, it can be a stabilizing factor in societies suffering from violent conflict and its aftermath.

  • The emphasis of civic education on public participation in governance overlaps with human rights, but the two fields have distinct and separate conceptual bases.

02 Jan 2012 description

Close to 40 percent of the Sudanese population are children under 15 years of age. Underinvestment in the education of children and youth risks jeopardizing the future of millions of Sudanese children, as they grow up unskilled, poorly equipped for adult life, unhealthy and with significantly reduced chances of meaningful future employment. As funding contributions to Sudan diminish, the need for durable community-owned education systems capable of reaching out to children and youth remains a humanitarian priority.

16 May 2011 description

The International Peace Institute (IPI) and the Diplomatic Academy Vienna have put together the first comprehensive analysis of the role of the UN Security Council in the ongoing process of implementing the responsibility to protect (RtoP). This most recent journal issue prepared by IPI and the Diplomatic Academy Vienna features contributions by senior policymakers and experts who participated in a conference co-hosted by the government of Austria, IPI, the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna, and the National Defence Academy in Vienna.

31 Dec 2010 description
report UN Security Council

I. Introduction

1. The present report is submitted pursuant to paragraph 11 of Security Council resolution 1590 (2005), in which the Council requested that it be kept regularly informed of progress made in the implementation of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement in the Sudan.

31 Dec 2010 description

Repatriation from the DRC (refugees)

Repatriation to the DRC (Congolese nationals) - by country of asylum

Repatriation to the DRC (Congolese nationals) - by Province of return

31 Dec 2010 description

UNHCR DRC - General


Together with the DRC Government authorities, in particular the National Commission for Refugees (CNR), UNHCR manages and provides humanitarian assistance and protection to refugees, returnees and internally displaced persons. Within the collaborative IDP cluster approach, support is delivered jointly with MONUC, WFP, UNICEF, OCHA, UNDP, UNFPA, WHO, and FAO, among other agencies and NGOs. UNHCR leads the Protection cluster and with UNDP co-leads the Reintegration and Community Recovery cluster.

31 Dec 2010 description


MAG Burundi started in 2007 with a programme to support the Government of Burundi in reducing the threat of Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) and unsecured stockpiles.

31 Dec 2010 description

Executive Summary

- In 2010, Cluster partners in South Sudan assisted 60,988 households with essential non-food items (NFIs) and emergency shelter (ES).

31 Dec 2010 description

UNHCR operational highlights

- UNHCR and Nord-Kivu's provincial government led a joint operation for the voluntary return of IDPs living in camps. In 2010, approximately 36,065 IDPs returned to their zones of origin or of choice.

31 Dec 2010 description

Nouvelles en bref

- Le HCR et le gouvernement provincial du Nord-Kivu ont conduit conjointement des opérations de retour volontaire des déplacés internes vivant dans les camps. En 2010, ce sont environ 36.065 déplacés internes qui sont ainsi rentrés dans leurs zones d'origine ou de choix.

31 Dec 2010 description

Protracted conflicts

Can you get used to living with war? Probably, in the same way that you can somehow get used to living with physical pain, with constant stress, with disturbing noises. You get used to it, you bear with it in silence, because you have no other choice. You don't know of any alternative.

One thing is for sure: the surrounding world can "get used" to protracted conflict. The international community, the media, the aid organisations - they can all turn a blind eye and a deaf ear to suffering that does not have any news value.

31 Dec 2010 description

HeRAMS (Health Resources Availability Mapping System) is a software-based information system developed by WHO to support the collection, collation and analysis of information on the availability of health resources in different areas and locations and by type of point of delivery and level of care.

31 Dec 2010 description

Key Messages

Cereal prices have tended to decline in some markets, but wheat prices in Khartoum are rising and are well above international prices.

Growing insecurity and political tension are an increasing concern and are limiting humanitarian agencies' ability to offer assistance to people in need.

Despite the prospects of a good harvest, different agencies agree that food security conditions remain serious and some 6.4 million people require food assistance.

Government is engaged in fighting several rebel militias in different parts of the country, and has reduced its …